immunology

[im-yuh-nol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of science dealing with the components of the immune system, immunity from disease, the immune response, and immunologic techniques of analysis.

Origin:
1905–10; immuno- + -logy

immunologic [im-yuh-nl-oj-ik, ih-myoo-] , immunological, adjective
immunologically, adverb
immunologist, noun
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immunology (ˌɪmjʊˈnɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of biological science concerned with the study of immunity
 
immunologic
 
adj
 
immuno'logical
 
adj
 
immuno'logically
 
adv
 
immu'nologist
 
n

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immunology im·mu·nol·o·gy (ĭm'yə-nŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biomedicine that is concerned with the structure and function of the immune system, innate and acquired immunity, and laboratory techniques involving the interaction of antigens with antibodies.


im'mu·no·log'ic (-nə-lŏj'ĭk) or im'mu·no·log'i·cal adj.
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immunology   (ĭm'yə-nŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the structure and function of the immune system.
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